Evolution (Journey album)


Evolution (Journey album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Evolution
Type = Album
Artist = Journey


Released = April 5, 1979
Recorded = Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles, California, 1978
Genre = Rock
Length = 37:06
Label = Columbia Records
Producer = Roy Thomas Baker
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:xbouak1k5m3x link]
Last album = "Infinity"
(1978)
This album = "Evolution"
(1979)
Next album = "Departure"
(1980)

"Evolution", is the name of Journey's fifth studio album. It was released in April 1979 on the Columbia Records label.

The album was their highest charting album to date. They retained Roy Thomas Baker as producer but drummer Aynsley Dunbar was replaced with Steve Smith, formerly with Ronnie Montrose's band.

"Evolution" features their first top 20 hit, "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'", reaching #16 in the US. "Just the Same Way" featured original lead vocalist Gregg Rolie in place of Steve Perry.

Track listing

# "Majestic" (Perry/Schon) – 1:16
# "Too Late" (Perry/Schon) – 2:58
# "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" (Perry) – 3:54
# "City of the Angels" (Perry/Rolie/Schon) – 3:12
# "When You're Alone (It Ain't Easy)" (Perry/Schon) – 3:10
# "Sweet and Simple" (Perry) – 4:13
# "Lovin' You Is Easy" (Errico/Perry/Schon) – 3:37
# "Just the Same Way" (Rolie/Schon/Valory) – 3:17
# "Do You Recall" (Perry/Rolie) – 3:13
# "Daydream" (Perry/Rolie/Schon/Valory) – 4:41
# "Lady Luck" (Perry/Schon/Valory) – 3:35

Personnel

*Steve Perry - lead vocals
*Neal Schon - guitar (acoustic and electric), vocals, producer
*Gregg Rolie - keyboards, vocals, producer
*Steve Smith - drums and percussion, producer
*Ross Valory - bass, vocals, producer

Charts

Album


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